U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-442

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
20 Dec 1942St. Nazaire12 Feb 1943Lost55 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Hans-Joachim Hesse

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-442


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We have 54 daily positions for the 55 days U-442 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-442 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
9 Jan 1943U-442Hans-Joachim Hesse Empire Lytton9,807brTM-1
27 Jan 1943U-442Hans-Joachim Hesse Julia Ward Howe7,176amUGS-4

2 ships sunk (16,983 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-442 during this patrol

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